• white sympathy flower bouquet
    Holidays & Occasions

    Best Sympathy Gifts for 2022

    The best sympathy gift is one that comes from the heart and takes into account who will be receiving the gift. Whenever a loved one, friend, or colleague experiences a loss, it’s a tough…

    October 15, 2021
  • purple, yellow, red flowers in home garden around waterfall
    Flower Facts

    Garden Flowers for Home Gardens

    No matter if you’re working with a large backyard or a tiny patio, choosing garden flowers can be a bit daunting. With so many species and varieties to choose from, how do you pick?…

    October 11, 2021
  • plants including succulents and cactus in red, green, yellow pots in a window with snow outside
    Flower Care Seasonal

    Plant Care for Fall and Winter

    Knowing about plant care for fall and winter is essential to keeping all your green friends happy. After carefully looking after your plants in the warmer months, the last thing you want to do…

    October 4, 2021
  • Purple , red, orange, yellow flowers on table at a flower farm
    Holidays & Occasions Local Florists

    National Farmers Day

    Every October 12, we celebrate National Farmers Day to recognize the people who grow our food, flowers, and fiber. This day reminds us to take a moment to thank hard-working farmers. In the past,…

    October 1, 2021
  • DIY Retail

    The Bouqs Flower Studio in Beverly Hills

    Your mother probably still has the macaroni necklace you made for her in second grade. Show a little extra love and build a custom bouquet at the Bouqs first retail store in Beverly Hills.…

    September 29, 2021
  • Purple, yellow, red, orange and bi-color dahlias
    Flower Facts

    Dahlia Meaning and Symbolism

    You know dahlias are gorgeous, but do you know what they mean? If you look past their layered petals and long-lasting blooms, you’ll find these flowers are tied to rich symbolism and meaning. With…

    September 27, 2021
  • Woman holding fresh bouquet of yellow, red and green flowers
    Local Florists

    Reasons Why Farm Direct Flowers Are Better

    When you order flowers online from other websites there’s virtually no way to know where they came from. Some sites may say that flowers are grown, sourced, and distributed by local florists, but that…

    September 22, 2021
  • multicolored yellow and burgundy chrysanthemums
    Flower Facts

    Chrysanthemum Meaning and Symbolism

    With blooms of all shapes and colors, chrysanthemums add joy to any garden or bouquet. However, they’re not just for show! Each chrysanthemum flower symbolizes something special. While people often use chrysanthemums as tokens…

    September 20, 2021
  • DIY Fall Seasonal

    Fall Flowers and Pumpkins

    Along with falling leaves and cooler temperatures, pumpkins and seasonal flowers are some of the first signs of fall. Whether you’re inviting others up to your porch or filling the table with reminders of…

    September 17, 2021
  • Happy birthday flowers and birthday presents
    Birthday

    Happy Birthday Quotes and Wishes

    As a kid, there was no better day than your birthday. You got to bring cupcakes to your class at school; there were balloons and presents, and maybe even a moon bounce to bounce…

    September 15, 2021
  • DIY Just Because

    DIY Self Care Bouquet

    If you haven’t heard it by now, self-care is a must. Whether it’s spending ten minutes sipping your morning coffee, turning off your phone for a few hours, or doodling in a notebook, little…

    September 13, 2021
  • Selection of dried flowers in yellow, blue, lavender, and white
    DIY

    What to Do with Dried Flowers

    Sure, fresh flowers have their place in the world, but we can’t forget about dried flowers. Whether you purchase an already dry bouquet or dry your own fresh flowers, you’re sure to love these…

    September 10, 2021
  • Kaylyn Hewitt arranging white roses for a video on arranging roses
    DIY

    How to Arrange Roses

    Whether you have a classic or modern taste, it’s hard not to love a rose. These timeless flowers bring smiles with layers upon layers of delicate petals. And yes, they’re for more than Valentine’s…

    September 6, 2021
  • hydrangeas in blue, purple, pinl
    Flower Facts

    Hydrangea Meaning and Symbolism

    There are few shrubs with flowers that rival those of the hydrangea. With cloud-like blooms that come in a variety of colors, it’s hard not to love these classic cottage flowers. Along with being…

    August 30, 2021
  • Map of all 50 official state flowers with the flower graphic on the state
    Flower Facts

    All 50 Official State Flowers

    Just like every person has their own favorite bouquet, each state has a flower to represent its unique landscapes and history. Not only are these state flowers beautiful, but they provide a look at…

    August 27, 2021
  • Names Inspired By Flowers
    Just Because

    Baby Names Inspired by Flowers

    If you’re expecting the arrival of a little one, choosing a name can take hours, weeks, or even months. We think one great option is to take a note from nature and choose a…

    August 23, 2021
  • Making DIY Flower Cookies with Edible Flowers
    DIY

    How to Make Flower Cookies at Home

    Like it or not, summer is (almost) over and school is back in session. And that means packed lunches and after-school snacks! If you’re looking for a way to jazz up the standard choices,…

    August 20, 2021
  • Rose water in jars and bowls from making it at home
    DIY

    How to Make Rose Water

    Rosewater is one of the best not-so-kept secrets for premium hydration. It also has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial benefits. Spritz your face to help it glow. Spray your pillow, or even the whole room, to…

    August 19, 2021
  • DIY

    How to Make Flower Seed Bombs

    If one thing’s for certain, it’s this: the world can never have enough flowers. After you’ve figured out how to send flowers online, it’s time to move onto planting more flowers in the world.…

    August 16, 2021
  • Citronella candle made from a Bouqs mason jar with lemons, limes, rosemary floating in water
    DIY

    Make a Citronella Candle by Upcycling a Mason Jar

    Summer means more outdoors, less worry. More memories, fewer obligations. There’s no place like home, especially during the summer. Yes, traveling abroad has its perks (who could say no to sightseeing in Prague or…

    August 13, 2021
  • First Date Tips
    Just Because

    First Date Ideas and Last-Minute Tips

    Remember dating from back in the pre-pandemic days? When it comes to dating, many of us have grown a little rusty. Maybe you had some quarantine date ideas, but they were limited to things…

    August 9, 2021
  • DIY

    How to Make Pressed Flower Cards

    While there’s nothing quite like flower bouquets, eventually these fresh blooms will fade – with the exception of dried bouquets of course. However, that doesn’t mean you have to get rid of the flowers.…

    August 6, 2021
  • white, pink, and fuschia happy birthday flowers
    Birthday

    History of Birthdays: Why We Celebrate

    As a kid, and maybe even as an adult, there is no better day than your birthday. With cake, candles, flowers for birthday celebrations, and maybe even a good old-fashioned “me day” on the…

    August 5, 2021
  • Group of people posing on outdoor stairs with flower crowns
    DIY

    How to Make a Flower Crown

    Whether you’re walking down the aisle or running through fields with your friends, flower crowns make every occasion a bit more fun. Weddings, a girls’ day out, a summer festival…all deserve these festive headdresses.…

    August 2, 2021
  • Prosecco cocktail with flowers
    Just Because

    Summer Cocktails with Flower Power

    This summer, from New York City to L.A. and all sites in between, friends are getting ready to gather again for good eats, light drinks, and great fun. If you want to do something…

    July 23, 2021
  • Vibrant orange, purple, peach, and green bouquet sitting in a window designed to showcase the flower's bold colors.
    DIY Just Because

    How to Photograph Flowers for Instagram

    Flowers are always ready for their close-up. With a vast variety of colors and hues, gorgeous petals, and their ability to make any setting pop, flowers capture nature’s beauty. Gorgeous flowers combine elegance with…

    July 19, 2021
  • flowers and coffee at the beach on self care day
    Just Because

    Self Care Day Ideas for 2021

    While caring for friends and sending flowers to family are nice things to do, you don’t want to forget about yourself. National Self Care Day is a great reminder to set some time aside…

    July 16, 2021
  • Woman planting begonia in a pot with garden tools
    Flower Care

    How to Take Care of Begonias (Indoor & Outdoor)

    With cheerful flowers and beautiful leaves, begonia plants (Begonia genus) make excellent additions to outdoor gardens and indoor planters. This group of plants includes over 2,000 species, so there’s a begonia that works for…

    July 9, 2021
  • Purple flower assortment - Roses, hydrangeas, lilacs, orchids
    Flower Facts

    Best Purple Flowers for Gardens and Bouquets

    Purple reigns royal among the top color options for floral gifts. With purple flower arrangements and purple flowering plants, you have plenty of options when you want to send a smile. Found wherever flowers…

    July 6, 2021
  • Blue flower field with a tree in the background for summer
    Flower Facts

    20 Most Beautiful Blue Flowers for Summer

    While it’s easy to find red, orange, and pink flowers, blue blooms are a bit of a hidden treasure…when you spot them you know you’ve found something worth keeping. Fortunately, there are some great…

    June 21, 2021
  • Just Because

    The Best Indoor Plants

    Is your house looking a little dark? Lackluster? Beige? Sometimes we get busy and choose things for our house and day-to-day life that are more functional than fashionable, and that’s fine! Function is also…

    June 14, 2021
  • New home, family moving into a new home
    Holidays & Occasions

    Best Housewarming Gift Ideas

    Housewarming gifts are a great way to wish your friends and family well as they start the journey in their new home. Whether someone is moving a few stories up to a new apartment…

    June 11, 2021
  • sunny fields of sunflowers with the ocean in the background
    Flower Facts

    Sunflower Meaning and Symbolism

    Take one look at a sunflower and you can’t help but feel a lil’ bit happier. With bright petals and big blooms, these flowers make a smiling statement. But don’t think sunflowers are simply…

    May 28, 2021
  • Sunflower arrangement by designer Kaylyn Hewitt
    DIY

    How to Arrange Sunflowers

    Did someone say sunflowers? Just the mention of these bright blooms uplifts a room, and a bouquet of these beauties can brighten even the darkest of days. To help you make the most of…

    May 24, 2021
  • funeral casket flower arrangement with white flowers
    Holidays & Occasions

    A Guide to Funeral Flowers

    Funerals are a difficult time for everyone. The passing of a loved one is painful, and the thought that there’s nothing you can do or say to alleviate the pain makes them that much…

    May 20, 2021
  • Chrysanthemum arrangement by designer Kaylyn Hewitt
    DIY

    How to Arrange Chrysanthemums

    As the cheerleaders of the flower world, mums add happiness and joy to any bouquet. Plus, they’re just plain adorable. And with blooms of all shapes and colors, it’s easy for everyone to find…

    May 14, 2021
  • tulips growing in a garden
    DIY Flower Care

    How to Plant and Grow Tulips

    Spring wouldn’t be complete without tulips. Their cheerful blooms welcome in warmer weather and make a great addition to any garden. We’re here to let you in on all you need to know about…

    May 10, 2021
  • Purple yellow and white tulips in a field highlight by sunshine
    Flower Facts

    Tulip Meaning and Symbolism

    With sweet petals and a wide variety of colors, tulips are a beloved flower. Whether you’re picking tulips from your spring garden or receiving a tulip delivery, it’s hard not to smile at these…

    May 7, 2021
  • DIY Plant Pots
    DIY

    Gifts for Teachers Day: Mini Plant Pots

    While teachers always deserve our appreciation, we think this past year might take the cake. Whether your children have been meeting with their teachers in person or virtually, there’s no doubt these humans have…

    May 4, 2021
  • Child standing on bed to smell bouquet of multicolored roses
    Mother's Day

    Mom Unfiltered: Stories

    2021 hit mothers hard. Women have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic. Many mothers lost their jobs while being asked to suddenly become home school teachers. They’ve had to take on extra child care…

    May 3, 2021
  • Bees pollinating pink-white dahlia flowers
    Flower Facts Holidays & Occasions

    Best Flowers for Bees

    Who runs the world? Bees! While we love Queen Bee-yonce, this Earth Day, let’s take a moment and honor our yellow and black friends that play such an important role in our ecosystem. These…

    April 21, 2021
  • Mom holding up pizza face shirt and making a pretend like face.
    Mother's Day

    Mom Unfiltered: Pretend Like Face

    This is a thing: you once complimented your co-worker on her cute mouse pad covered in cows before you turned in a late receipt. Soon it becomes your thing. The cows. Every birthday gift…

    April 16, 2021
  • Tiffani Thiessen sitting on kitchen counter with a multicolored rose bouquet looking out the window.
    Mother's Day

    Mom Unfiltered with Tiffani Thiessen

    We all know Tiffani Thiessen from her iconic TV roles and currently as the host of MTV’s Deliciousness – but her most important role to date is Mom to her two kids. At The…

    April 14, 2021
  • Various edible flowers on a spoon.
    Flower Facts

    Edible Flowers: List and Guide

    Disclaimer: This information does not take the place of professional medical advice. Different people have various levels of tolerance to flowers. Not all flowers are edible. Do not use pesticides or chemicals on flowers…

    March 23, 2021
  • Earth at equinox, half day, half night
    Spring

    Spring Equinox Facts and History

    Whether it feels like it or not, spring is almost here! Even if the weather is still a bit chilly and your garden flowers are tucked away, you can’t argue with the spring equinox.…

    March 5, 2021
  • Plant Gifts
    Just Because

    Cool Plants to Gift: Spring Edition

    Open up the windows and get ready to smell the flowers, because spring is here…or at least it’s on its way. One of the best parts about the arrival of this new season is…

    March 1, 2021
  • Scenic ocean view in background with red, pink, white, and yellow floral arrangement in foreground.
    Weddings

    Top Wedding Trends for 2021

    They say hindsight is 20/20. The good news is now we can look forward to 2021 with new wedding trends! We see a spike in intimate celebrations, creative venues like rental homes, and making…

    February 26, 2021
  • Woman on coach with valentine's day flowers.
    Valentine's Day

    At-Home Valentine’s Day Ideas

    After many days spent lounging on the couch and learning every nook and cranny of your house, another day at home might not sound too exciting. Not so fast! If you’re planning on staying…

    February 9, 2021
  • two friends sharing flowers and snacks.
    Valentine's Day

    Galentine’s Day 2021 Gift Guide

    Another Galentine’s Day is just around the corner, and that means it’s almost time to celebrate your dearest female friends. That’s right, February is for more than romance. Whether you’ll be spending Galentine’s Day…

    February 5, 2021
  • What Flowers Cause Allergies
    Flower Facts

    Flowers That Cause Migraines & Allergies

    Disclaimer: This information does not take the place of professional medical advice. Different people have varying tolerances to all substances, including flowers. Please refer to this information from the AAFA to learn more. Knowing…

    January 13, 2021
  • Orchid Meaning
    Flower Facts

    The Meaning and Symbolism of Orchids

    Knowing the meaning and symbolism of orchids is a way to send the message you want. Just by sight, it’s no wonder why they have withstood the test of time. The orchid flower remains…

    January 8, 2021
  • Three fresh cut roses on a kitchen table
    Flower Care

    Fresh Cut Flower Care Tips

    After you’ve unpacked your Bouq, it’s time to get to work caring for your fresh cut flowers. While your blooms will brighten up your home straight out of the box, it never hurts to…

    December 22, 2020
  • Person in Sweater Standing in Front of a Fireplace Holding a Red Christmas Flower Bouquet
    Holidays & Occasions

    Floral Holiday Decorating Ideas

    For elegant floral holiday decorating ideas we’ve short listed some of our most popular seasonal arrangements. Create a cozy inside atmosphere that still reflects the “seasonal enthusiasm” of your neighbors outdoor lighting. After you’ve…

    November 19, 2020
  • Woman wearing a red hood, holding a fall bouquet
    DIY Seasonal

    Virtual Halloween Party Ideas

    With the global pandemic playing tricks on our normal Halloween plans, it’s time to get a little creative this year. Even if trick-or-treating is canceled and you can’t gather around a cauldron of witches’…

    October 16, 2020
  • fun activities for kids at home
    DIY

    30+ Fun Activities for Kids at Home

    This year, back to school doesn’t necessarily mean kids are heading out of the house. After months inside, it’s okay if you’re running out of ways to keep your little ones occupied. We’ve got…

    September 3, 2020
  • Virtual Birthday Packets
    Birthday DIY

    Get This Virtual Birthday Party Started

    With social distancing being the cool thing to do, we wanted to make celebrating in quarantine a lil’ easier for you. Transform your home (and help your guests transform theirs) into the best bday…

    August 13, 2020